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    June 22, 2014 @ 10:53 pm

    BTL #113 - BRATING LIKE YOU MEAN IT - 6/23/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1.  Rand Paul continues his terrifying sense-making tour even when challenged by evil robot-man Dick Cheney on Iraq


    2.  Vladimir Putin would make a great Hollywood agent!  We explain why.


    3.  Undocumented children now getting the state fair livestock treatment in Arizona warehouse


    4.  Find who’s David Brating and where this primary season!


    5.  The Clintons and the Obamas gear up for modern political tragedy of Shakespearean proportions, all over that damn golf game


    6.  The return of Sinkhole Radio, World Cup Edition


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    June 1, 2014 @ 10:01 pm

    BTL #110 - MANLY CHOICES - 6/2/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. After starting an illegal war, Republicans are suddenly re-concerned about the rule of law after Obama’s renegade prisoner exchange


    2. Resignation fever sweeps the Obama administration


    3. GOP still in denial about the lack of jobs that will be available after the world ends due to climate change


    4. This week on Hillary Pillory: Clinton makes some hard choices concerning whether or not she wrote her own book


    5. Edward Snowden refuses to heed Kerry’s call to “man up,” continues to make the even manlier choice by living in the terrifying country of Russia


    6. The American Family Association lives in fear of their gay sympathizing friends, hatches plans to combat them using the postal service


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    January 27, 2014 @ 12:29 am

    BTL #94 - THE HOUSE THAT UNCLE SUGAR BUILT - 1/27/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1.  GOP bogeyman Uncle Sugar will turn your daughter into a sex-crazed birth control addict.  Thanks for the warning, Hucky.


    2. This week on Hillary Pillory: Planet Hillary shoots into orbit, prepares for war with Klingons, Rand Paul.


    3.  Obamacare sign-ups surge, giving the GOP plenty to remain seated for at this week’s State of the Union speech.


    4. Note to McDonnell and D’Souza, if you’re caught committing a blatant crime, it’s not a liberal witch hunt, it’s just American justice.


    5.  Ashley Wagner’s mother feels way too comfortable going to the Sochi Olympics, terrorist threat or not.


    6.  Unfortunately, Roman peace doves are poorly trained in the art of bird war.


    7.  Justin Bieber is arrested during the internet’s most excruciatingly slow drag race.


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    November 12, 2013 @ 12:06 pm

    BTL #86 - ENDA DAYS - 11/11/13

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Election Day provides wins for progressives, the Clinton mafia, and rude blowhards


    2. Senate’s ENDA bill moves forward, straight into John Boehner’s “never gonna happen” pile


    3. This months’ jobs numbers are fake, but we’ll tell them to you anyway


    4.  The first segment in our sports series: “Big Brain Sports” with Erica Bardin. Download the extended segment here!


    5. U.S.’s beloved waiting-till-later strategy fails to deliver results in nuclear talks with Iran


    6.  Benghazi is still not a scandal.  We explain why.


    9. A special election day edition of Hillary Pillory


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    August 11, 2013 @ 10:08 pm

    BRAIN TRUST LIVE #73 - HILLARY PILLORY - 8/12/13

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. NSA showdown scorecard: Snowden 1, Obama 0


    2. From Larry Summers to Putin’s posture problems, Obama covers it all in his pre-vacation press conference


    3. Our special guest Mike Nuttal joins us for a discussion of the 2016 presidential contenders


    4. If we had a dollar for every time this was in the rundown we’d be rich...Steve King’s racist!


    5. Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post, journalism continues to face an uncertain future


    6. This week in pot meet kettle...Rush Limbaugh calls Oprah Winfrey fat


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    December 2, 2012 @ 10:51 pm

    Brain Trust Live #39 - 12/3/12

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. A Fiscal Cliff Deal Is Getting Made, Despite Infuriatingly Rampant Posturing

    2. The Turkey Chili Summit:  Probably the Last Time Obama and Romney Will Ever Speak.  And To That, We Say, Good Riddance Mittens.

    3. Republicans Shed Their Love of Tokenism to Appoint Almost All White Men to Committee Chairmanships

    4. It’s The Duckiest Lame Duck Session Yet!

    5. Good news!  It’s Not a Gene That Makes You Gay, It’s a...Succubus Demon?

    6. The US Votes Against Palestinian Vote in the UN With New, Equally Lame Coalition of the Willing

    7. Ablow Joins O’Reilly In Talking Through Existential Crisis Over Popularity of Gangnam Style

    8. Sinkholes.  Coming To A Town Near You.

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    November 12, 2012 @ 8:06 am

    Brain Trust Live #36 - 11/12/12

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. How We Were Right About Literally Every Result in the Election

    2. Republicans in Total Shock at Their Epic Loss, Despite Pervasive Mathematical Evidence Reporting Exactly What Would Happen Last Tuesday

    3. Big Election Winners: Nate Silver and the Senate Democrats.  Big Election Losers:  Karl Rove and the Republican Rape Caucus.

    4. Allen West is no More.  A Win For America, but a Loss For Comedy.

    5. Tax Shenanigans Start Up As Soon As Results Are In.  If We Never Have to Say Fiscal Cliff Again, It Will Be Too Soon.

    6. Some Boring Sex Scandal.  Word To The Wise: Don’t Have An Affair With Your Biographer.  They Might Just Know Your Email Password.

    Exciting news!  We are now available on Stitcher, which is a great mobile platform for those of you that listen to us on the go!  Find us at: http://stitcher.com/s?fid=29556&refid=stpr

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    November 4, 2012 @ 8:33 pm

    Brain Trust Live #35 - 11/5/12

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Hurricane Sandy: A Not-Funny Thing That Happened This Week

    2. Christie and Obama Embark on Bro-mance While Romney Desperately Organizes Fake Relief Efforts From Ohio (But Don’t Worry, He’s Not Campaigning!)

    3. Election Day 2012 Is…7 Days Closer Than It Was Last Week!  AHHHHHHH!

    4. Obama Finds New Enthusiasm in Loins as Romney Campaign “Stalls” in Jeep Ad Debacle

    5. An Update on the Insane Republican Congressional Clown Posse

    6. The Non-Partisan Tax Report Republicans Don’t Want You To See…And Therefore Stopped You From Seeing

    7. Listen To Us National Progressive Talk Radio at: www.nptr.net!

    MAKE SURE TO VOTE ON TUESDAY!

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    October 23, 2012 @ 11:29 pm

    Brain Trust Live #33 - 10/23/12 - PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE SPECIAL

    This Week On the Podcast:

    It’s a dual debate fandango!   We’ll take you through the highlights of the final two presidential debates, and qualm your media-induced fears with a straight-forward discussion of electoral math.  It’s the reality and fact-based discussion you wont find anywhere else, all on this week's Brain Trust Live!

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    October 7, 2012 @ 11:09 pm

    Brain Trust Live #31 - 10/8/12

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. The First Presidential Debate For Hours and Bring You All of Our Crackpot Theories, Oftentimes Contradicting Each Other and Ourselves

    2. Some Jobs Numbers, Some War on Voting News….And That’s Really About It

    It’s an hour and 20 minutes you can only get here!  And if you want to hear more from us during the week, like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BrainTrustLive or find us on Twitter @braintrustlive!

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